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Investing millions in a digital future: DB Schenker acquires equity interest in global internet marketplace uShip

DB Schenker invests USD 25 million following a capital increase • Strategic collaboration strengthened

DB Schenker is investing millions to strengthen its strategic collaboration with the US-based online shipping marketplace uShip and press ahead with the digital transformation of its business model. Following a capital increase, the global logistics company is investing USD 25 million (roughly EUR 24 million) in the online platform for freight forwarding and transport services.

"Expanding our successful partnership will expedite and streamline transport management and help us, as a market leader in European land transport, to handle even larger volumes of freight," said Jochen Thewes, CEO of Schenker AG. "We also intend to quickly develop and tap new opportunities to grow outside of our traditional business models. This is our largest equity interest in a digital company to date and it shows how serious we are about innovation at DB Schenker. We're investing in shaping the future of digital logistics," Thewes continued.

“Unprecedented investment in logistics technology is revolutionizing freight transportation,” said Mike Williams, CEO of uShip. “Major players like DB Schenker are wisely embracing  innovation to automate and digitize their operations, making them more efficient and profitable. The past year has shown uShip and DB Schenker are a great fit when it comes to taking the lead in this macro transformation, and we’re thrilled to deepen our partnership through its strategic investment.” The minority interest also earns DB Schenker a seat on uShip's Board of Directors as an owner.

uShip and DB Schenker signed a cooperation agreement in May 2016. The uShip platform, which connects shippers and carriers in over 19 countries, is the industry leader in organizing freight transport using mobile devices. For now DB Schenker will use the platform for land transport through an online platform called Drive4Schenker, which will use uShip technology to connect the some 30,000 transport partners in the European land transport network to their freight. The new service launched in Germany this month and will gradually be expanded to other countries.

DB Schenker's equity interest in uShip is part of the DB Group's digitalization campaign. A team from Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures GmbH, which was established as part of the campaign, advised DB Schenker during the transaction.